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Photographs1543 of 2752more tintype ambrotype maybe daguerriotype Andy Gibb
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Posted 2 years ago

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tintype ambrotype and daguerreotype i love the way some of these have that unique shine to it the tintype are cool if you put a magnet to it they actually stick nice find !!!

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Photo 1: tintype in CDV size mount. This style of mount and the clothing date this piece to the late 1870s- 1880s.

    Photo 2: Looks like a tintype as well and from the same time period.

    Photo 3/ 4: Both are paper images and date from 1880s- 1900.

    Scott
  2. theantiqueking570 theantiqueking570, 2 years ago
    why does photo 3/4 still have that shine i thought only Daguerreotypes only have that hologram look ......where i received these photos this family dates back almost 200 years ago early 1800's the old man saved everything from his grandparents ..he was 97 when he died 3 years ago
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    You will see that shine on other formats. A dag is a "hard image" and not on paper.

    Do an online search under "daguerreotype" and you will quickly see what I am talking about.

    Scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Here is a link to the Daguerrian Society FAQ pages:

    http://daguerre.org/dagfaq.php

    Scott

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